Miscellany

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    Japan consumer prices rise for first time in year

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 10:40pm on March 03, 2017

    Japan’s core consumer prices rose for the first time in over a year in January thanks to a pickup in energy costs, but a slump...

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    Eurozone private sector business growth near six-year high

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:38pm on March 03, 2017

    Eurozone private sector business activity rose at its quickest pace in nearly six years in February, accelerating across all major economies with job creation reaching...

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    US jobless claims near 44-yr low

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:36pm on March 03, 2017

    The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to near a 44-year low last week, pointing to further tightening of the labour market even...

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    Bangladesh urges UN to help LDCs implement SDGs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:29pm on March 03, 2017

    Expressing concern over the decline of development related supports to least developed countries, Bangladesh has urged UN Development System to provide more financial and technical...

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    Prices of beef, mutton increase further

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on March 03, 2017

    The prices of beef and mutton increased further and the items were selling at exorbitant prices in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending...

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    Matia asks big businessmen in poultry industry to support small ones

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on March 02, 2017

    Agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury on Thursday urged big investors in poultry industry to ensure that small businessmen were not thrown out of the rapidly growing...

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    Fewer workers, higher wages: Japan Inc feels demographic pinch

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 10:10pm on March 02, 2017

    Ask the president of Japan’s largest daycare chain what his biggest headache is, and Kazuhiro Ogita doesn’t hesitate: workers and wage costs. Not enough of...

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    Incentives for pvt sector suggested for SDG implementation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on March 01, 2017

    Offering incentives for the private entities to adopt policies that would help in attaining 169 targets of the sustainable development goals may work as a...

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    Maslin Capital signs deal with DEFTA Partners

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:16am on March 01, 2017

    Maslin Capital Limited, a newly formed local venture capital firm, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with DEFTA Partners, a multinational venture capital firm...

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    6 Libra Infusions directors fined Tk 12 lakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35am on March 01, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday fined Libra Infusions directors Tk 12 lakh collectively for not preparing Libra’s financial statement in line with...

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